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Bogus Stranger Paradigm

  • By: Gerald L. Clore
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

The bogus stranger paradigm was developed by the social psychologist Donn Byrne to study the role of attitude similarity and dissimilarity in interpersonal attraction. The method was originally devised to allow experimenters to vary the degree of agreement and disagreement between ...

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